Android

Android Is The Most Vulnerable Operating System

by
,

Android dominates the smartphone market but that dominance comes at a cost. According to CVE details, Android had the most vulnerabilities of any operating system in 2016. In this case, vulnerabilities are defined as a mistake in the software that can be directly used by a hacker to gain access to a system or network. Android had 523 such vulnerabilities in 2016, far ahead of 161 for iOS. 2015 was a completely different story. Back then, Android had only 125 vulnerabilities while iOS had 387.



Infographic: Android Is The Most Vulnerable Operating System | Statista
 Report
Related Infographics
  • Internet usage worldwide
    Android Poised to Knock Windows off Internet Perch

    This chart shows global internet usage share from February 2016 to February 2017, by operating system.

  • Yahoo
    Latest Yahoo Hack Is the Largest Data Breach To Date

    This chart shows how many data records were compromised in selected hacking attacks.

  • Android
    The Difference Between iOS and Android

    This chart shows which versions of iOS / Android users of the respective platforms are currently using.

  • Smartphones
    The Smartphone Platform War Is Over

    This chart shows the changes in smartphone operating system market share since 2009.

  • Mobile internet usage worldwide
    Android Pulls Ahead in the Race for Mobile Supremacy

    This chart compares Android and iOS in terms of their share of mobile web browsing.

You may also be interested in...
Infographic Newsletter

Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society.

Download & Reference
You may also be interested in...
FAQ
Who may use the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used and displayed without charge by all commercial and non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with proper attribution to Statista. When publishing one of these graphics, please include a backlink to the respective infographic URL.

Which topics are covered by the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media, internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries; and "Economy and Society", which current data from the United States and around the world relating to economic and political issues as well as sports and entertainment.

Can Statista create customized charts?
Absolutely! For information on tailor-made and sector-specific Charts of the Day, please contact Robin Hüdepohl
(robin.huedepohl@statista.com).